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Unread 03-22-2014, 06:07 PM   #4081
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Kinda looks like the a janitors mop instead of silicone
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Unread 03-23-2014, 12:18 AM   #4082
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Our county inspector requires caulk under the stool. I think it's a terrible idea and only do it on new construction when required.
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Unread 03-23-2014, 03:01 PM   #4083
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The original installer had my best interests at heart. Made for an easy day for me. Three hours, start to finish, and all the trash carried out. I've got maybe 50 sf of thinset to scale off tomorrow, and it's ready for tile.

Tile was butted to the cabinets and trim, then grouted, so 70-80% just lifted off the floor with very little upward force. Just getting the chisel underneath was usually enough to pull the tile in full pieces. Some of it flew 18" in the air from all the tension.

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Unread 03-23-2014, 04:02 PM   #4084
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Unread 03-23-2014, 10:00 PM   #4085
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Hopefully you bid the tearout per square foot, and didn't bet it on Wichita State!
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Unread 03-24-2014, 12:01 PM   #4086
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Something is missing from this shower that was done a year ago, and check out the curb that the tile was on....


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Unread 03-24-2014, 01:01 PM   #4087
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Yikes.
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Unread 04-06-2014, 06:24 PM   #4088
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Someone actually got paid for this?
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Unread 04-06-2014, 07:22 PM   #4089
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I'm really glad now I started this thread. Some pm'ed me at the beginning and said this shows tile in a bad light. I told them it actually shows people how you need a qualified tile installer and someone with skill or you job will turn out like some of these. You get what you pay for!
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Unread 04-06-2014, 07:27 PM   #4090
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Well said Brian. I use the pictures and the posts to educate customers on why things need to be done a certain way and what happens if it doesn't.
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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:53 AM   #4091
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Well, Joseph, at least they did a good job matching the t-mould.
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Unread 04-07-2014, 05:12 PM   #4092
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This is one of my most favorite threads....

And in honor of that, here is the current shower I am working on.....

Nothing like using regular plastic for the pan of the floor., hardibacker right into the mud bed (aka regular solid concrete bed) which wicked up the entire sheet which was soaked compared to the sheet above which was dry and much light in color as you can see.
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Unread 04-07-2014, 05:13 PM   #4093
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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:46 PM   #4094
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I don't understand why people/contractors can't spend 10 bucks and 10 minutes and do it right. I just spend 8 bucks and redid the pvc drain on my AC because the AC guy was a moron. Now it drains instead of shutting off and flooding.
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Unread 04-07-2014, 08:47 PM   #4095
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Nooooooooooo!

If they did we wouldn't have jobs !
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